Prof. Suanne Blair
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Prof. Suanne Blair, Assistant Professor, Cello / Double Bass
Program/Dept: Music, Theatre and Dance
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: MM, University of Southern California
Bio "Express yourself through music at Morehead State University."
Cellist Suanne Hower Blair has been a member of the Morehead State University music faculty since 1966. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, and her Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She attended the University of Washington in Seattle for further studies in music. Her teachers include Gabor Rejto, Eva Heiniz and Nona Pyron. Prof. Blair has performed as soloist with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Huntington Chamber Orchestra, and has played numerous solo and chamber music recitals in the Kentucky area and the western United States. She received the Piatigorsky Award at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara and the Outstanding Performance Award while at U.S.C. Prof. Blair teaches cello, bass, harp, Class Strings and Global Perspectives at Morehead State University, and recently retired as principal cellist with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra.